A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Vanuatu kilometers (0 miles) from Vanuatu. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:19:48 / 4:19 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 42.02 km (26 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/01/20 / 2020-01-13 16:19:48 / January 13, 2020 @ 4:19 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 168.3189° East, -17.8314° South, depth 42.02 km. Event id: us60007evg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007evg.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 11 km (7 miles) from Port-Vila (c. 35 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Port-Vila (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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